1025: Survival Skills for Family Practice/Primary Care Nurses: Managing the Care of the Complicated Mental Health Patient in the Primary Care Setting
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1025:  Survival Skills for Family Practice/Primary Care Nurses:  Managing the Care of the Complicated Mental Health Patient in the Primary Care Setting
Treatment of mental health issues in the primary care setting can be difficult to manage. This workshop will address psychopathology, diagnostic criteria and most importantly cognitive behavioral interventions that will help you survive. The theories of Dialectical Behavior Therapy and Self-Determination theory will pave the way for interventions that will help guide your therapeutic interventions and survival skills.
*Note: This recording contains some mic noise in the first 10 seconds.

 

Speaker: Heather Muxworthy, DNP, PMHNP-BC

Disclosures: This speaker has no conflict of interest or commercial support to disclose. Discussion of off-label uses (using products for a purpose other than that for which it was approved by the Food and Drug Administration, or FDA) will occur during this presentation. The activity planners have no conflicts of interest to disclose.

 

Session Length: 105 minutes

 

Target Audience: APRN

 

Session Objectives
Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:
1.  List diagnostic criteria for common psychiatric illness and explore the psychopathology behind such illnesses.
2.  Examine the Dialectical Behavioral Therapy Theory and Skills an apply them as nonpharmacological interventions in the clinical setting.
3.  Explore and demonstrate the use of Self-Determination Theory and how it applies to cognitive behavioral interventions to motivate both patient and caregiver.

 

Key words:  DBT, primary care, dialectical behavior therapy, psychopathology

 

Continuing Nursing Education
1.75 contact hours. * In order to receive contact hours, you must:  Listen to the entire session, complete an evaluation, and earn a passing score on the post test before the expiration date. You will have 5 tries to correctly answer the questions on the post test.  Once you have passed and completed an evaluation, the certificate will be generated online, available for you to print immediately. We cannot award credit unless all steps are completed.

The content of this CNE activity pertains to pharmacology. Because states' requirements may vary, contact your Board of Nursing for more information.

The American Psychiatric Nurses Association is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

 

Originally Presented
Wednesday, October 19, 2011: 9:30am 11:30am
APNA 25th Annual Conference
Anaheim, California

 

Release Date: January 25, 2012
The contact hours for this session expire: January 31, 2013

The American Psychiatric Nurses Association is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.